When you're teething, everything looks like a gum soothing possibility.
The lacquered wooden table, the rim of a chair, chess pieces, playing cards, headphones, glasses, all are variations on the basic tooth extruding algorithm. In fact, this is a fantastic representation of mechanical adaptation and learning. Code Name Alice grabs something, tests it's basic attributes against a set of requirements such as texture, size and malleability, and, once the object has exhausted all measure of usability, she exchanges it for another. It's a great system and I applaud her ingenuity but, lately, her audacity is becoming problematic.
Sleep Deprivation Ninja: Hey baby girl! What's up? Ooh, you want to give daddy a hug? Ah, that's the sweetest thing, a nice big hug. AAAAAAHHHH, she's got my neck!
Code Name Alice: Num-num-num!
Solar Dancer: Oh, you're such a baby. Give her up... Hey sweety... ahhhHHGH MA NOBES!
SDN: Um... do you mean nose. It looks like she has your nose.
SD: Mai NOBES!!!
This is more problematic when we try to socialize her with folks her age. She has been trying to eat all her friends... and strangers.
Next ninja lesson for CNA: Bite of Tranquility (it's gentle but effective)